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This is Country Music

This is Country Music

Brad Paisley takes tour to Mohegan Sun Arena with Lindsey Ell, Chase Bryant Canadian-born musician Lindsay Ell always admired Brad Paisley’s guitar skills. She event worked through the guitar solo of “Old Alabama” on repeat until she could play it perfectly. “If you...
Up Close: Katherine Pohlidal

Up Close: Katherine Pohlidal

UP CLOSE & PERSONAL WITH ALAN K. STOUT Katherine Pohlidal is the director of Ruth Matthews Bourger Women with Children Program at Misericordia University. A native of Glen Lyon, she is a graduate of Bishop Hoban High School and Penn State University, where she...
Cool Off at Festival of Ice

Cool Off at Festival of Ice

Clarks Summit’s Festival of Ice returns this weekend with a theme sure to give you chills — and multiply them. The 13th annual festival kicks off Friday with a variety of family-friendly activities and attractions. Visitors can check out close to 50 ice sculpture...
Dietrich Film Festival looks to open viewers’ eyes

Dietrich Film Festival looks to open viewers’ eyes

Dietrich Theater’s second Winter Fest transports viewers through reality and fiction with its selection of independent and international movies. The festival curators assured they would open audiences’ eyes to some lesser-known films while also presenting several...
Sounds: Feb. 16, 2017

Sounds: Feb. 16, 2017

BIG BEATS AND GLORIOUS CLUTTER SLEIGH BELLS — “Jessica Rabbit” THE GOOD: Brooklyn noise pop duo Sleigh Bells (vocalist Alexis Krauss and multi-instrumentalist Derek Miller) comes back with its fourth. THE BAD: Sleigh Bells still hasn’t topped or even matched its...
Metalcore band cuts teeth in NEPA but looks beyond

Metalcore band cuts teeth in NEPA but looks beyond

Toothless didn’t take its name from the main character of “How To Train Your Dragon,” but the band rolls with the link. After connecting through Luzerne County Community College’s music recording technology program, the five-piece metalcore band from Shavertown found...
Maniscalco brings observational comedy to the Kirby Center

Maniscalco brings observational comedy to the Kirby Center

Sebastian Maniscalco began his career in comedy by sharing stories around his childhood kitchen table. “I was never a class clown, but I was always an observer of people’s behavior,” he said. “So I’d relay them to my family.” The 2016 Laughs’ Stand Up Comedian of the...